Minutes of the Proceedings at a Court Martial: Assembled for the Trial of Anthony James Pye Molloy, Esq., Captain of His Majesty's Ship Caesar

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J. Debrett ... [and 4 others], 1795 - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry - 184 pages
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Page 2 - By the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord " High Admiral of Great Britain and Ireland, &c.
Page 115 - The signal for passing through their line, made when the fleet tacked before, was then renewed. It could not be for some time seen, through the fire from the two fleets in the van, to what extent that signal was complied with. But as the smoke at intervals dispersed, it...
Page 4 - The Members of the Court and the Judge Advocate then in open Court, and before they proceeded to Trial respectively took the several Oaths enjoined and directed, in and by an Act of Parliament, made and passed in the...
Page 10 - ... to leeward of us, with the signal flying for ships to close round him. I then bore down to him and shortly after the signal was made to come to the wind on the starboard tack. The only observations I made during the action were of the very spirited and noble conduct of Rear -Admiral Pasley and Lord Hugh Conway, the Bellerophon and Leviathan being the only ships I took notice of during the whole of the action.
Page 4 - I2th article of an at of parliament of the 22d year of his prefent Majefty, for amending, explaining, and reducing into one aft of parliament, the laws relating to the government of his Majefty's (hips, veflels, and forces by fea...
Page 10 - I could not restrain, ran upon deck on the booms and starboard gangway, and gave three cheers ; during which time the second ship of the van fired at us and wounded several men. I ordered the people to return to their quarters and we backed close down on the second ship, but we had scarce fired on her, when she also bore away, with as much sail as she could set.
Page 181 - ... his own squadron : he accordingly steered for England, arrived safe off Dunnose, in the Isle of Wight, on the 13th of June, and in the course of the same day returned thanks for the highly distinguished examples of resolution, spirit, and perseverance, which had been testified by every description of officers, seamen, and military corps, in the ships of the fleet, during the several actions with the enemy on the 28th and 29th of May and the 1st of June.
Page 181 - Fremont presented a note to the court, which was read by the judge advocate, as follows: Mr.
Page 9 - I observed that they had edged down from us and increased their distance. I therefore ordered the mizen topsail to be backed and the helm to be put hard to port, and told the master (who was at the conn) to steer close down on the weather bow of the van ship.
Page 9 - Soon after we discovered that a shot had driven a splinter and a part of one of the lower deck port ropes into the starboard quarter block of the tiller rope, which had jammed the rope in the sheave.

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